CK&E’s Presentation at the Personal Care Products Council – Emerging Issues Conference, November 2012:

Resources for Your Game Plan

Manufacturers, suppliers and others in the personal care product industry can use these resources to develop their game plan to prepare for the day when they receive “The Letter” asserting that their product violates any number of consumer and regulatory laws, such as Proposition 65 toxic substance warning requirements, the Consumer Legal Remedies Act, organic labeling requirements and unfair competition laws.

Food and Drug Administration Warning Letters

FDA warning letter repository:

FDA warning letters related to cosmetics:

Proposition 65

Proposition 65 Private Enforcement Regulations:

Proposition 65 List of Chemicals:

Toxicity Criteria Database:

Chemicals Known to the State to Cause Cancer or Reproductive Toxicity (as of Nov. 2, 2012):

Proposition 65 Changes to List of Chemicals:

Current Safe Harbor Levels (as of Aug. 2012):

Annual Summaries of Proposition 65 Private Settlements:

2011 Settlement Report:

Organic Labeling

National Organic Program:

USDA Organic Certification:

Other Regulations

California Air Resources Board Consumer Products Program:

California Air Resources Board 2012 Case Settlements and Settlement Agreements:

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